News and Analysis (2/25/09)

The proposed 19 month withdrawal leaves a “residual force” of up to 50,000 soldiers behind:

The Syrian “court” lacks basic elements of a fair trial like unfettered access to counsel, a systematic examination of evidence, and investigations into confession by torture:

The lawyers for the Sharif brothers claim Mr. Zardari controls the Supreme Court and the decision was “ordered”:

A resounding victory for women’s rights in the Arab world:

“Protesters say they fear that the government will use the presence of war graves on campuses as a pretext for official suppression of demonstrations, political or otherwise “:

Technically, censorship laws make viewing this film illegal in Lebanon:


Minaret of Freedom Institute Program Assistant

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